Activism

12 Apr 2024

POC Food & Wine Festival kicks off on May 2nd

There’s a new food festival coming to The Bay: the POC Food & Wine Festival kicks off on May 2nd and goes for an entire weekend. Imagine this: amazing grub paired with top-notch wine, awesome beats, and extra special events that make this food and wine festival deliciously interactive. Not

Katy Atchison 0
09 Apr 2024

Did You Know The Bay Area Has Its Own Superhero?

Since the pandemic, a lot of rightwing pundits have compared San Francisco and Oakland to Gotham City, and these comparisons are meant to disparage the Bay Area. But what if we’re like Gotham in a good way? What if our streets are patrolled by actual superheroes? Not rich guys with

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
04 Apr 2024

The SF Standard’s Editor-in-Chief is Stepping Down

Julie Makinen, the editor-in-chief of the San Francisco Standard is leaving the paper effective April 12th. Makinen wrote on her twitter/X @Julie_Makinen, April 1st: “Some personal news: I’m stepping down from the @sfstandard, effective April 12, to devote time to my family, including my mom who is in hospice. I

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
04 Apr 2024

Bioneers: Supporting THE Amazon While Ditching Monopolies like ‘Amazon’ 

Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley California overflowed with thousands of activists, scientists, indigenous leaders, politicians, concerned youth, and authors from all over the globe to take part in the annual conference and social phenomena that is the Bioneers.

Vita Hewitt 0
03 Apr 2024

In a Historic First, SFMOMA Has a Group Exhibition by Disabled Artists

By Bunny McFadden San Franciscans have a chance to check out some dope art from disabled artists for free at SFMOMA from April 6-October 6. The exhibition, titled Creative Growth: The House That Art Built, centers around 115 pieces of art procured from Creative Growth Art Center, an organization in Oakland

Guest Writer 0
28 Mar 2024

Death, Art, and Ecosexuals at a Church in San Francisco

I really only like going to church in San Francisco.  In other cities, the churches are probably full of priests, pastors, and prophets.  But I’m rarely looking for that kind of performance. In San Francisco, you can get a nice sound bath at Grace Cathedral, Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
21 Mar 2024

SFMOMA & City College Stopped Suing Each Other Over Communist Mural

Personally, I think it should be made a permanent installation in Union Square so millions of people will see and visit it, as it is a priceless piece of San Francisco history.

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
21 Mar 2024

We Be Sushi Closes Original Location, Following Many on Valencia St.

After 36 years of slicing, dicing, and serving the Mission District of San Francisco, the original We Be Sushi at 1071 Valencia St at 22nd has closed.    Chef Andy Tonozuka told Mission Local the reasons are “mainly the slow business, and another one is I’m 74 now, and I got sciatic nerve pain”.

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0